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State of the Union elevates “middle-class economics” issues, but low-wage workers need a boost

President Obama proposed a plan for community college students, called America’s College Promise, which would make two years of community college free for qualified students. President Obama noted that 40 percent of college students choose community college: “Some are older and looking for a better job. Some are veterans and single parents trying to transition back into the job market. Whoever you are, this plan is your chance to graduate ready for the new economy, without a load of debt.

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